Montgomery County Chronicle death notices for December

David William Beeson

INDEPENDENCE — David William Beeson, age 40, of Independence died Saturday, December 22, 2012.

 

Cremation has taken place. Celebration of Life Memorial Services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 3, 2012 at the Tyro Christian Church with David Bycroft officiating under the direction of the Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel in Coffeyville.

 

Friends may sign the register book on Wednesday, Jan. 5, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel in Coffeyville. Friends may also leave online condolences at www.fordwulfbrunsfuneralhome.com.

 

The family has suggested memorials to the Bikers against Breast Cancer and contributions may be left at the Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel in Coffeyville.

Phyllis Jean Songer

CANEY — Phyllis Jean Songer, age 84, of Caney died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012.

 

Cremation has taken place under the direction of the Potts Chapel in Caney, Kansas.

 

 

Glen L. Tongier

COFFEYVILLE — Glen Leroy Tongier, age 88, died Monday, Dec. 24, 1012.

Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at 11 .m., Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 at the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Coffeyville under the direction of the Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel.

 

The family has suggested memorials to the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 615 Elm Street, Coffeyville, Kansas 67337 or contributions may be left at the Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel. Friends may leave online condolences at www.fordwulfbrunsfuneralhome.com.

 

Samuel Dwight Woods

CONCORD, N.H. — A native of the Tyro and Caney area, Samuel Dwight Woods, age 82, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 surrounded by his family at Havenwood-Heritage Heights Health Center after several months of declining health.

 

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 at Union Congregational Church/UCC, 33 Concord Street, Peterborough, N.H.  Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to Union Congregational Church/UCC or Monadnock Chapter of Rotary International.

Cecil “Chub” Reed

ELK CITY — Cecil “Chub” Reed, age 95, of Cherryvale and formerly of Elk City, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012 at Cherryvale Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

 

Funeral Services will be 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 at Webb & Rodrick Chapel and Crematory with Tony Flower officiating with burial to follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Elk City.

 

Friends may register on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 at Webb & Rodrick Chapel in Independence from noon to 8 p.m., with the family greeting friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Arrangements by Webb & Rodrick Chapel and Crematory.

 

Elsie Marcella  Leota Bredehoft

COFFEYVILLE — Former Coffeyville resident Elsie Marcella Leota Bredehoft, age 98, died peacefully at her home in St. Charles, Mo., on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012.

 

Mrs. Bredehoft and husband, the late John Bredehoft, served as ministers of Lutheran churches for more than 40 years. Among the churches they pastored was in Coffeyville.

 

Burial was held in the Lutheran Section at Mount Hope Cemetery in Independence on Wednesday, Dec. 26. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be sent in memory of Elsie Bredehoft to the LSS Benevolent Fund, Deaconess Karen Pitkin, 600 Breeze Park, St. Charles, MO 63304.

 

Esther Naomi Groth

INDEPENDENCE — Esther Naomi Groth, age 99, of Independence died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at Regal Estate in Independence.

 

Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 at Webb & Rodrick Chapel and Crematory in Independence with Pastor Harold Groth Officiating.

 

The family will greet visitors one hour prior to service time at the chapel. Private burial will be in East Hill Cemetery in Erie, Kan., at a later date.

 

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Church of the Brethren and may be left with the funeral home.

 

Sharron J. Vance

ELK CITY — Sharron J. Vance, age 71, of Elk City died Wednesday, Dec. 19 2012, at her home.

 

Cremation has taken place. A memorial service was held at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 26 at the First Christian Church of Elk City.

 

Webb & Rodrick Chapel and Crematory of Independence handled arrangements.

 

Kenneth Hickman

COFFEYVILLE — Kenneth D. Hickman, age 81, of Coffeyville died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Coffeyville Regional Medical Center.

 

Cremation has taken place. A family memorial service will be held at a later date.

 

David W. Barnes Funeral Home of Coffeyville is handling arrangements.

 

Juanita Fern Ward

COFFEYVILLE — Juanita Fern Ward, age 86, of Coffeyville died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at Windsor Place in Coffeyville.

 

A memorial service was held Saturday, Dec. 22 at the First Baptist Church in Coffeyville.

 

Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church or the Salvation Army. Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel in Coffeyville handled arrangements.

 

Doris M. Vesey

Coffeyville — Doris M. Vesey, age 84, of Coffeyville, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, at Coffeyville Regional Medical Center.

 

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 at First Southern Baptist Church in Coffeyville. Private family interment will be at Fairview Cemetery.

 

The family suggests memorials to the First Southern Baptist Church; contributions may be left with the funeral home or mailed c/o David W. Barnes Funeral Home, 306 North Cline Road, Coffeyville, KS 67337.

 

Mildred Marie White

COFFEYVILLE — Mildred Marie White, age 91, of Coffeyville  died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Windsor Place

 

A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 at the First Assembly of God in Coffeyville with Rev. Randy DePriest officiating.  Burial will be in Restlawn Memorial Park.

David. W. Barnes Funeral Home of Coffeyville is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

Kendra Lee Linnebur

CHERRYVALE — Kendra Lee Linnebur, age 33, of Cherryvale passed away Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 in Joplin, Mo.

 

A Celebration of Life Funeral Services will be held 1 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 at the Fredonia High School Gymnasium in Fredonia with the Rev. Gene Benefiel

and Rev. Les Goins officiating.

 

The casket will be closed and friends may register from noon until 8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 with the family receiving friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., at the Wickham Family Funeral Home, 216 E. 4th Street, in Cherryvale.

 

Memorial remembrances are suggested to the Kendra Linnebur FFA Scholarship, and they can be left at Wickham Family Funeral Home.

 

Letha I. “Sally” (Winkleman) Spears

CHERRYVALE — Letha I. “Sally” (Winkleman) Spears, age 87, formerly of Cherryvale and Bartlesville died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012 at Prairie Mission Retirement Village in St. Paul, Kan.

 

Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Cherryvale with Rev. Andrew Heiman, celebrant. Rosary will be recited 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 10 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Private family interment will take place in Bartlesville, Okla.

 

Memorial remembrances are suggested to the St. Francis Xavier Altar Society and they may be left with Wickham Family Funeral Home, 216 E. 4th Street, Cherryvale, KS 67335.

 

Charles “C.R.” Kinnard

INDEPENDENCE — Charles Raymond “C.R.” Kinnard, age 77, of Independence died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at his home.

 

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Dec. 7, at the Wesley Center of the First United Methodist Church in Independence with Elder Melvin Simpson, Sr. of Young’s Chapel officiating.  Interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery.

 

Friends may register at the funeral home on Thursday, Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., with the family receiving friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Memorial contributions to the family may be sent to Webb Family Funeral Service, 1475 S. 10th, Independence, KS  67301.

 

The family of C.R. Kinnard has entrusted the direction of his services to Webb Family Funeral Service of Independence.

 

Dorothy Elaine Belt

INDEPENDENCE —  Dorothy Elaine Belt, age 87, of Topeka and formerly of Independence died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at the Midland  Hospice House in Topeka.

 

Funeral services have been scheduled for 10 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 at the Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home in Topeka.

 

A memorial has been established with the Midland Hospice House of Topeka or the First Presbyterian Church in Independence. Contributions may be made through the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.rindt-erdman.com.

 

 

Frank Miorandi

COFFEYVILLE — Frank V. Miorandi, age 93, of Coffeyville died Friday night, Nov. 30, 2012, at Coffeyville Regional Medical Center.

 

A memorial service celebrating Frank’s life will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at the First Baptist Church, 300 W. Ninth, in Coffeyville with Dr. Randall Terrill officiating.

 

Friends may sign the register book on Friday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the David W. Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville.

 

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to the Coffeyville Community College Foundation for the Frank and Ruth Miorandi Memorial Scholarship Fund; contributions may be left with the funeral home or mailed c/o David W. Barnes Funeral Home, 306 N. Cline Road, Coffeyville, KS 67337.

 

Naomi Heslop

COFFEYVILLE — Naomi C. Heslop, age 91, of Coffeyville died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at Windsor Place Nursing Home.

 

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m., Friday, Dec 7, at the First Southern Baptist Church in Coffeyville, with Rev. James Riekeman officiating.

 

The family suggests memorials to the First Southern Baptist Church or the Windsor Place Nursing Home; contributions may be left at the funeral home or mailed c/o David W. Barnes Funeral Home, 306 N. Cline Road, Coffeyville, KS 67337.

 

Pamela Lynn Jenkins

IOLA — Pamela Lynn Jenkins, age 53, of Iola, Kan., and formerly of Cherryvale, passed away Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at the Allen County Hospital.

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 6, at the Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel, 16 N. Buckeye Street, in Iola, Kan. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Dec. 7 at the Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola. Burial will be at Highland Cemetery in Iola.

 

A memorial contribution can be made to the Center for Basic Cancer Research and may be left with the Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola, which is in charge of arrangements.

 

Online condolences for the family may be left on this website, www.iolafuneral.com.

 

 

Georgia Barnett Garner

ARDMORE, Okla. — Former Caney resident Georgia Barnett Garner, age 87, of Ardmore, Okla., died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at the Elmbrook Nursing Home in Ardmore, Okla.

 

Graveside Services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 6, at the Sunnyside Cemetery in Caney, under the direction of the Potts Chapel in Caney.

 

The family has suggested memorials to the American Cancer Society and contributions may be left at the Potts Chapel in Caney.

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